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March 28th, 2021 9:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

New Green Zone Sites Approved for NPNT Compliant Drone Operations

Ministry of Civil Aviation has granted permits to "No-Permission-No-Takeoff' (NPNT) compliant drone operations at 34 additional green zones to facilitate, smoothen, and promote drone operations in India. The approved sites allow drone usage up to 400 ft Above Ground Level (AGL). These zones are in addition to the twenty-six green zone sites approved dated 02 Feb 2021 and six green zone sites approved dated 03 Apr 2020. As per DGCA,... Read More

March 24th, 2021 7:39 AM 0 COMMENTS

International Commercial Passenger Flights to Remain Suspended Till April 30

The Indian government and the DGCA announced that the international commercial passenger flights would remain suspended till April 30, 2021. Exactly a year ago on March 23, the government suspended the international commercial passenger flights to contain the COVID-19 virus from spreading in India. Everyone expected the government to begin regular international flights in the coming weeks, but the rising COVID-19 cases mean the government had no other option other... Read More

March 20th, 2021 3:16 AM 0 COMMENTS

GoAir Completes Successful Trial of Night Flight Between Srinagar-Delhi

GoAir, the Wadia Group low-cost airline, officially announced the completion of trials for night flight operations to Srinagar International Airport. With this significant development, officials at the Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport (SXR) aka Srinagar Airport are expecting final approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for enabling flight operations during the night hours. DGCA is expected to approve the development as early as next week. “Today the GoAir... Read More

September 17th, 2020 11:45 AM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo and Qatar Airways to Make Strategic Business Announcement Tomorrow

IndiGo and Qatar Airways jointly said a strategic announcement between the two airlines would be announced on November 7. Right now, we're not sure what the announcement would be, but we're aware of the fact that Qatar Airways always showed its interest in investing IndiGo, which is currently the largest airline in India. Right after this announcement from the airlines on November 5, shares of IndiGo increased by almost 4%.... Read More

August 28th, 2020 9:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vistara Launches Baby-on-Board Service Within India: Everything You Need to Know

Domestic and international airline Vistara announced a new service called 'Baby-on-Board.' As the name of the service itself suggests, it helps a mother who flies with a baby. Under this service, travellers with an infant will be allowed extra baggage allowance of 7kg. Furthermore, Solo mothers travelling with an infant or infants will additionally enjoy arrival assistance on request, completely free of cost as a part of Vistara WomenFlyer programme.... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:25 AM 0 COMMENTS

Indigo, GoAir and Air India Announce New Domestic and International Flights from Kannur Airport

The Kannur International Airport was inaugurated last month and the services are going on at full pace. Already, various domestic airlines like Indigo, GoAir, Air India and others are providing services to various parts of the country. Today, the already operating five airlines announced new domestic and international flights from Kannur Airport. In a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, airline CEOs announced the new flights from Kannur Airport.... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

Tata Group Interested in Bidding for Air India After Reviewing the Sale Terms

Tata Group is showing interest in bidding for Air India in the upcoming sale of which the document is said to come by the end of this month. The government has made up its mind of putting its entire stake in Air India for sale- a move which is expected to attract a lot of bidders out there. Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran stated that the bidding decision would ideally... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

GoAir Announces 22 New Flights to Six Different Routes, Increases Frequency Between Delhi-Goa Sector

Budget airline GoAir today announced 22 new flights within the domestic circuit. As per the information revealed officially, GoAir is looking to boost connectivity between tier-II and metro cities, and the launch of 22 new flights also means the company will end the year on a high note. GoAir confirmed the new flights would be operational between six new routes from December 20. Right now, GoAir runs over 325 daily... Read More

July 16th, 2020 5:59 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airlines Cancel/Reschedule Flights to Assam Due to the Protests Regarding Anti-CAB

Almost all the airlines have either cancelled or rescheduled their flights to Assam. Popular airline IndiGo has cancelled all the flights to Assam till December 14 and it's also providing a full refund for the same. SpiceJet is also offering a full refund to the travellers, while GoAir and Vistara are allowing users to reschedule their already scheduled travel. The reason behind airlines cancelling the flights to Assam is due... Read More

July 16th, 2020 5:59 AM 0 COMMENTS

Latest Vistara A320neo Planes to Feature Phone Holders and USB Charging

Premium airline, Vistara, announced the latest A320neo planes with upgraded cabin features. The airline also confirmed the deployment of new A320neo planes would happen from November 24 in the routes connecting India and Singapore. After the exit of Jet Airways, Vistara has been the go-to premium airline in the Indian aviation sector and it's doing everything right to attract the passengers. The upgraded Vistara A320neo planes will feature USB charging,... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:56 AM 0 COMMENTS

Synergy Group Submits New Expression of Interest Application for Jet Airways

Synergy Group, which is one of the largest investors in various airlines, has now submitted a new Expression of Interest (EoI) application for the already grounded Jet Airways. Synergy Group already submitted an EOI application in the first round of biddings for Jet Airways, however, it failed to submit an overall resolution plan for the same. The new round of biddings or EoI applications will end on January 15, after... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:55 AM 0 COMMENTS

New Airline from Etihad Airways and Air Arabia to Focus on Flights Between India and Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways and Air Arabia's new airline is said to be an alternative to Jet Airways which recently closed down the operations internationally. The upcoming discount airline from Etihad Airways and Air Arabia will provide flight options between India and Abu Dhabi and it's expected to take over the 100 slots leftover by Jet Airways. The information comes from Deepa Rajesh, who is the current sales director at Air Arabia's... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:55 AM 0 COMMENTS

GMR Airports Limited to Launch Duty-Free Shops at Kannur Airport in Kerala

Kannur International Airport, located in Kerala, started its operations just a year ago in December 2018. Being an international airport, it requires duty-free shops to be deployed and the contract is bagged by none other than GMR Airports Limited. Duty-Free shops help the travellers avoid custom charges and they can purchase the products right at the airport itself without any worry. A duty-free tag will be added to the products... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:54 AM 0 COMMENTS

GoAir, SpiceJet and AirAsia Travellers Can Now Check-in at New Delhi Metro Station

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), in collaboration, with Delhi International Airport Limited has set up check-in counters for GoAir, SpiceJet and AirAsia airlines. Until now, the Delhi Metro Station allowed travellers of Air India and Vistara to check-in, but now, three more airline check-in counters have been added as well. For the unaware, there's a check-in facility at the Delhi Metro’s New Delhi station which allows the outbound passengers of... Read More

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